Are the Fortnite Servers Down Right Now?  Fortnite Servers  status and release

Sony is a tech giant leading in the gaming and tech industry with a wide range of games available in its PlayStation Store for its users. Sony maintains the servers of PlayStation 24/7 hours to provide the best service. However, on 17 Sept, the servers for the Fortnite game were down. Seeing this, Sony announces that this usually happens when there is large traffic on their servers or some maintenance is going on on their platforms. Below you will read what were the statements given by Sony on this outage.Are Fortnite servers currently down?

Sony Official statement On PlayStation server status

Fortnite is a Battle Royale game with numerous game modes for every type of game player which is played by millions of users. However, the servers went down yesterday which was reported by the gaming community. This outage not only affected the Fornite game but also affected the Epic Game Store and caused issues with V-bucks. According to sony, the main cause for this outage was the Amazon data center.

This resulted in the downtime of the Fortnite game which went down for a couple of hours from 02:00 am ET, 07:00 am BST, and 08:00 am CET and is still down. Fortnite has updated their Twitter about this downtime and stated “v22.00 releases on Sunday, September 18 with downtime beginning at 2 am ET.”

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Official Twitter of PlayStation

How to fix PlayStation Servers & Network Undergoing Maintenance

Other Method To fix PlayStation Servers

The first option is to reset your PSN account and then log back in. Allow the console to rest for one hour before proceeding. This usually works when Sony has banned your account or IP address.


1. On your PC’s web browser, go to Sony’s PlayStation site.

2. Click on Sign-in at the top right.

reset psn account

3. Select “Trouble sin-in in” 

reset psn password

4. Select “Reset Password

5. Follow the on-screen instructions to reset your credentials. It starts by typing your email and then receiving an email to reset your password. 

Note:- To check the status of the Fortnite server do check our page frequently because We’ll be updating about the Fortnite server status today (18th September 2022) below.

Fortnite Server Status: Currently Down

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